Management Analyst I
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Management Analyst I
Job Classifications
City of Foster City
Estero Municipal Improvement District
Job Specification
DEFINITION:
Under the general supervision of a designated Department Head, performs a wide variety of routine and complex administrative, technical and professional work in analyzing and administering various special projects and/or programs.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS, FEATURES, REQUIREMENTS:
This is an entry-level professional position in which incumbents perform routine and complex administrative and technical analytical work under general supervision, where assignments are subject to review while work is in progress and upon completion. This position uses independent judgment and analytical abilities on specific projects, as well as the ability to independently solve problems of varying difficulty. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are essential for incumbents assigned to this classification. This position regularly performs routine and specialized office support work.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED:
Receives general direction from a Department Head or Department Manager. May provide supervision to administrative staff and/or Department interns.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Collects and tabulates a variety of data used in conjunction with a particular program or financial function.
• Serves as a primary resource point for a particular program or financial area, requiring an in-depth knowledge of department programs, functions, organizational structure, and services.
• Researches, compiles and analyzes data and written materials, and prepares technical and administrative reports and materials.
• Prepares contract, requests for proposals, meeting agendas, staff reports and other similar documents.
• Initiates and responds to correspondence.
• Uses independent judgment and discretion in the release of confidential or sensitive information.
• Manages specific program activities and projects on a day to day basis.
• May attend and present at staff, board and commission meetings. Receives and provides information to telephone callers and visitors.
JOB-RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:  Principles, methods and techniques of public administration, knowledge of and ability to perform program and quantitative analysis.
Ability to:  Research, analyze, evaluate and make recommendations for improvements in operations, systems and procedures. Independently performs complex and responsible administrative work; makes decisions in matters with only limited direction received and works cooperatively with the public, other City personnel and other organizations
EDUCATION AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way would be:
Education:  Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Public Policy, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, or closely related field.
Experience:  Six months to a year of experience involving a combination of any of the following: research, project management, policy analysis, study and analysis of management, budget, organizational, procedural problems, contract and program administration.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to learn, retain and apply complex information, terminology, policies and procedures; work effectively with a wide variety of people on a broad scope of issues; maintain composure under difficult circumstances; prioritize project activities and deadlines and coordinate completion with other staff.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATION:
Licenses:  Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
SALARY:  $7,465 - $9,074 per month

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200